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Empirical: Quiz


Question 1: In this context, the term semi-empirical is used for qualifying theoretical methods which use in part basic ________ or postulated scientific laws and experimental results.
Mathematical logicAxiomatic systemSet theoryAxiom

Question 2: However, since the 1960s, ________ [2] has promoted the concept that these methods are influenced by prior beliefs and experiences.
EpistemologyAristotlePragmatismThomas Samuel Kuhn

Question 3: In ________, "empirical" generally refers to statistical or econometric analysis of numeric data.
Heterodox economicsKeynesian economicsMoneyEconomics

Question 4: Empirical data are ________ that are produced by experiment or observation.
DataCorrelation and dependenceStatisticsStatistical graphics

Question 5: It is usually differentiated from the philosophic usage of ________ by the use of the adjective "empirical" or the adverb "empirically." "Empirical" refers to the use of working hypotheses that are testable using observation or experiment.
AristotleEmpiricismWillard Van Orman QuineInductive reasoning

Question 6: In ________, "empirical" quantities are those computed from observed values, as opposed to those derived from theoretical considerations.
Regression analysisProbabilityStatisticsMathematical statistics

Question 7: [1] A central concept in ________ and the scientific method is that all evidence must be empirical, or empirically based, that is, dependent on evidence or consequences that are observable by the senses.
Scientific misconductPseudoscienceSocial sciencesScience


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